‘Larry Kelly &
Kelly, Henry Baxter, Luigi Paccarelli, Bananas)
(Larry Kelly and
Henry Baxter enter from opposite sides of the stage and move toward one
Henry: Why, if it isn't Mr. Larry Kelly! How ya been
Larry: Hey there Henry Baxter! I'm fine thank you.
Henry: How are things goin' at the school?
Larry: Oh we're keeping busy I can assure you.
Henry: Them there kids still runnin'
around the classroom these days?
Larry: Ah now Henry, it's not like it was when we were
Henry: Why you didn't dare move out o' your seat
without first puttin' your hand up, and first gettin' called on by the teacher.
Larry: Well, how are things on the farm at this time
of the year?
Henry: I got my crop in if that's what ya mean.
Larry: Good, good, so what did you grow this year?
Henry: Corn and lots of hay as usual.
Larry: Good, ah huh!
(Bananas runs in
carrying a piece of pizza and bumps into the others while
making noises, gets a
little disoriented while Luigi enters.)
Luigi: There you are, you little creature! Now hold
it right there, while I bop you on the head!
(Bananas moves from
side to side on the other side of Henry & Larry making monkey noises and
finally running off stage)
Luigi: Oh there he goes again! I never catch up to
Henry: Well hello there, you must be new in town.
Luigi: Yes my name is Luigi Pacarelli.
Henry: How do you do, Luigi. I'm Henry Baxter and
this here is Larry Kelly, one of our school teachers.
Luigi: Pleased to meet you both. Oh that monkey
drives me bananas!
Larry: What happened?
Luigi: I sell pizza at the new restaurant on the
corner and he come in and take some!
Henry: Ah, one of the families in town got that
monkey for a pet. I've caught him running around some of my fields. I run the
big farm on the hill.
Luigi: Well, where I come from, stealing is not
Henry: That's for sure!
Larry: Oh, no. We're with you there.
Henry: Right! That's right.
Luigi: Is a pleasure meeting you both. I must get
back to my work now.
Larry: Well it was pleasure meeting you too.
Henry: Awfully sorry that there monkey was showing
you such hostility. We’ll have to see if we can find out who owns that monkey!
Luigi: Okay, bye bye now. (Exits)
Henry: Hope to see you again soon.
Larry: Take care now.
Henry: (Turns toward Larry) Well Larry, must be gettin' back to
Larry: Me too, Henry. Have a might fine day!
Henry: You too.
Larry: So long.
Henry: Bye now!